SIEF Working Groups

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Archives
Chairs
Maryna Chernyavska, Kule Folklore Centre, University of Alberta
Ave Goršič, Estonian Folklore Archives, Tartu
Tom Fogel, Hebrew University

Body, Affects, Senses, and Emotions
Chair
Prof. Jonas Frykman.

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage and Property 
Chairs
Prof. Kristin Kuutma, Institute for Cultural Research and Fine Arts, University of Tartu Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu, Estonia.
Dr. Anita Vaivade, Latvian Academy of Culture Ludzas 24, Riga, Latvia.

Digital ethnology and folklore

Digital Ethnology and Folklore 
Chairs
Fatma Sağır, Co-Chair e

Ethnology of Religion 

Ethnology of Religion 
Chair
Anna Niedzwiedz,
Victoria Hegner,

Food Research 
Chairs
Prof Patricia Lysaght, UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection.
Prof Hakan Jönsson, Lund University.
Prof. Maja Godina Golija, University of Maribor and Institute of Slovenian Ethnology ZRC, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Francophone

Francophone Working Group 
Chair
Dr. Laurent Sébastien Fournier, Department of Anthropology, Aix-Marseille-University, France
Secretary
Dr. Alfonsina Bellio, GSRL, CNRS, Paris, France​
Board member
Inga Kuzma, University of Lodz, Poland
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History

Historical Approaches in Cultural Analysis 
Chairs
Katre Kikas, Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu:
Konrad Kuhn:

Place Wisdom

Working Group on Migration and Mobility
Chairs
Ignacio Fradejas-García, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 
Helena Pettersson, Umea University

Place Wisdom

Museums and Material Culture
Chairs
Prof. Hester Dibbits, lector  of cultural heritage and course director of the Master of Museology at Amsterdam University of the Arts (AHK) & endowed professor historical culture and education at Erasmus University Rotterdam. . Web: www.eshcc.eur.nl
Dr. Lizette Gradén, Curator/Research Coordinator at the Royal Armoury and Skokloster Castle with the Hallwyl Museum and Affiliate Associate Professor, Dept. of Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington. .
Web: scandinavian.washington.edu/people/lizette-graden and www.lsh.se

Place Wisdom

Place Wisdom
Chairs
Prof. Katriina Siivonen, University of Turku. 
Dr. Stella Butter, University of Giessen.

The Ritual Year

The Ritual Year 
Chairs
Prof. Irina Sedakova (Russia)
Laurent Fournier (France) laurent.fournier(at)univ-amu.fr
Web site: www.theritualyear.com

International Ethnocartography Network

Space-lore and Place-lore
Chairs
Dr. Jiři Woitsch, Institute of Ethnology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Prof. Jelka Vince-Pallua, Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Zagreb, Croatia.

Student affairs

Young Scholars Working Group 
Chairs
Nada Kujundžić (University of Turku/Zagreb)
Ana Svetel (University of Ljubljana)